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MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Travel Posted on May 24

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Travel

MassDOT advises Memorial Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and use public transportation if possible to travel between destinations. “We know from past years that travelers can expect heavy traffic volumes during Memorial Day weekend and should accordingly   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Travel

MBTA Green Line Extension: Final Request for Proposal for Design-Build Contract Posted on May 23

MBTA Green Line Extension: Final Request for Proposal for Design-Build Contract

The MBTA Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team has released the Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the GLX Design Build (DB) contract to the three shortlisted DB teams that were identified in February of this year. The Final RFP includes an Affordability Limit of   …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line Extension: Final Request for Proposal for Design-Build Contract

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of Boston Landing Station Posted on May 17

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of Boston Landing Station

The Baker-Polito Administration, state transit and local elected officials, and New Balance executives today celebrated the ribbon-cutting of the new $20-million Boston Landing Commuter Rail Station, privately financed by New Balance, and restoring commuter rail service to the Allston-Brighton community for the first time since   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of Boston Landing Station

Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin Posted on May 17

Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin

In conjunction with Governor Charlie Baker announcing today, May 17, as DIPG Awareness Day, Government Center Station, South Station, North Station, the MassDOT Burns Bridge, and the Zakim Bridge will be lit in green today in support of six-year-old Devin Suau. Devin is a Framingham   …Continue Reading Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin

MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved Posted on May 15

MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today approved a contract with Barletta Heavy Division, Inc., for the construction of improvements to the Wellington Maintenance Facility, which will prepare the location for the arrival of new Orange Line vehicles. The cost of the Wellington   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved

MBTA: South Boston Bus Routes Service Improvements Posted on May 10

MBTA: South Boston Bus Routes Service Improvements

The MBTA, in partnership with Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and State Representative Nick Collins are pleased to announce improvements that will strengthen reliability and capacity for bus routes in the South Boston neighborhood. As part of the MBTA’s newly approved   …Continue Reading MBTA: South Boston Bus Routes Service Improvements

MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services Release Spring Commuter Rail Schedule Effective May 22 Posted on May 9

MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services Release Spring Commuter Rail Schedule Effective May 22

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Keolis Commuter Services, the operator of the Commuter Rail, announced today spring train schedules which will take effect May 22. Schedules are updated regularly to improve reliability and service for passengers, and this latest revision includes a new   …Continue Reading MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services Release Spring Commuter Rail Schedule Effective May 22

Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking Posted on May 4

Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking

Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and municipal officials today celebrated the groundbreaking of the $44 million project to construct a new off-ramp from Interstate 95 onto Dedham Street and make multi-modal improvements to the Dedham Street   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking

South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Apr 28

South Coast Rail "Notice of Project Change" Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT will hold a public meeting on the South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” as follows: Thursday, May 11, 6:30 p.m. Taunton High School auditorium, 50 Williams Street, Taunton. MassDOT filed an SCR Notice of Project Change (NPC) on March 15, 2017, to adopt   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” Public Meeting Scheduled

MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21 Posted on Apr 27

MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21

Customers of the Fairmont Commuter Rail Line will travel free of charge for a two-week period in May. Customers will be able to board at station stops from Readville to South Stations and not pay a fare between Monday, May 8, and Friday, May 21.   …Continue Reading MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21